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April 2017 Newsletter

Make research easy: Try OneSearch

If you are just beginning your search for articles and books, Legacy’s OneSearch is an excellent place to start. OneSearch searches all of the library’s article databases at once: CINAHL, Cochrane Systematic Reviews, OVID Medline, PsycArticles, as well as others. It also searches hundreds of ebooks in the library’s collection. 


OneSearch is a great tool to use when you don’t have a lot of time and want to do the most efficient search you can. You can save your searches and also create search alerts to re-run your saved searches for the latest research on your topic.

Periodically the library offers an introductory webinar on OneSearch, given by one of our medical librarians. By attending one of the webinars, you can learn how to use the features of OneSearch to narrow down your search. Find out more about signing up for a webinar or setting up a one-on-one session with a librarian on the library website

Click here to register for the next OneSearch webinar, on April 13th at 7:30 a.m.


Attention Legacy physicians! Fill out our CME survey

If you are a MD/DO who participates in CME activities, at Legacy or elsewhere, please take a moment to fill out our quick survey. Your answers will help CME services in planning and prioritizing future CME opportunities for medical staff.


Looking for ACLS, PALS, or BLS books?

Now patrons of Legacy Library can check out a digital version of the ACLS, PALS, and BLS provider manuals when taking their certification course. The new online version of this required text is allows convenient access to providers at all Legacy locations. To access the online version of ACLS, PALS, or BLS books, search our publication finder, or email for assistance. The Legacy Library also has a limited number of print copies of each of these books, which patrons can check out for two weeks.


CME On Demand will end May 1

Please note that on Monday, May 1, the CME On Demand program will be ending. After that date, you will no longer be able to access the current and archived online presentations.


CME Opportunity: Language Barriers & Patient Safety Course

This is an interactive class for those who provide direct care to patients who are deaf or speak limited English. Topics covered include patient safety, laws and regulations, the role of a bilingual staff person, and best practices for working with a professional interpreter. At the end of this lecture, the participant should be able to:

Explain the importance of providing services to patients in their preferred language.
Explain the role of a bilingual staff person and an interpreter.
Access the appropriate person to communicate with a deaf or limited English-speaking individual.
Identify when a professional interpreter is needed.
Maximize communication between you and the patient through a professional interpreter.
Explain what to do when the patient declines interpreter services.

Registration encouraged: 
April 19, 2017, 7:00 am – 8:00 am – Good Samaritan, MOB #2, 2nd Floor Conference Room

May 10, 2017, 7:00 am – 8:00 am – Emanuel/Randall Childrens Hospital, Room 4128


Upcoming CME and Library Events

April 13, 7:30 a.m. – Introducing OneSearch (Library webinar)
April 13, 7 a.m. – INP100 Basics (Silverton)
April 13, 12 p.m. – Trauma Grand Rounds (Emanuel)
April 19, 7 a.m. – Language Barriers and Patient Safety (Good Samaritan)
April 19, 12:45 p.m. – Kern Visiting Professorship in Critical Care (Good Samaritan)
April 27, 12 p.m. – Pediatric Grand Rounds (Emanuel)
May 5 – 6th  – Annual Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Conference (Red Lion Jantzen Beach)

For a full list of CME activities, click here.




Legacy Library and
CME Services
Legacy Emanuel
Medical Center
2801 N. Gantenbein
Portland, OR 97227
Library Phone: 503-413-2558
Library Fax: 503-413-2544
CME Phone: 503-413-3401
CME Fax: 503-413-1940